If you hold one of qualifications listed below you are eligible to work in New Zealand as a locum tenens specialist in obstetrics jobs and gynaecology jobs for up to twelve months. You are also eligible to apply for vocational registration, which has no restriction on the time you can work in New Zealand. However, qualification criteria can change at the discretion of the New Zealand Medical Council at any time. Please feel free to contact your Ochre Recruitment consultant to check whether your qualifications are still current.
The approved specialist qualifications in obstetrics and gynaecology are:
Doctors who hold a specialist qualification in obstetrics and gynaecology but not one of those listed above may be eligible to apply for vocational registration in New Zealand, allowing you to work at consultant level.
Doctors without vocational qualifications who have worked in obstetrics and gynaecology for a minimum of 30 hours per week for at least 33 out of the last 48 months in one of the following Comparable Health countries, may be also be eligible to work in New Zealand at registrar level, depending on your level of training and experience.
Comparable Health System countries are:
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Norway, Republic of Ireland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Each case is different, and there are several pathways to registration in New Zealand. Register with us to have an in-depth assessment of your eligibility and registration options with one of our consultants.
O&G Registrar Start Date: March 2020 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is currently seeking applications from RMO's looking for non training O&G Registrar opportunities. The position can be either a permanent role or a 12 month fixed term role. You will be part of the O&G team of 10 Consultants with a range of skills, including Generalists, Urogynaecologists and Gynae Oncologists who are dedicated to Registrar training and support. The Obstetrics Unit is busy, with increasing numbers of high-acuity cases. Every effort is made to provide experience in major and minor Gynaecological surgery. As a registrar you will be provided with the necessary orientation, along with weekly protected teaching time and a high level of supportive Consultant supervision. The Location Located in a vibrant and friendly city in a beautiful natural setting. A strong local arts and music scene, frequent sporting event... Read More
O&G Registrar Start Date: June 2020 for 6 to 12 months Rates: Negotiable depending on skills and qualifications The Position Our client requires an O&G Registrar to provide coverage from June 2020 for 6-12 months. This is a fixed term, full time role. The Location Located in a famously friendly city – with the community feeling of a smaller place and all the culture and entertainment opportunities of a larger city. A wonderful place for families with great education facilities (primary through tertiary) and many exciting activities for all ages on the doorstep! Some of New Zealand’s most beautiful national parks and coastlines are just round the corner, providing great fishing, surfing and hiking. Ski fields, one of the country’s wine growing regions, and adventure sports hubs are all an easy drive away. The city itself has a blossoming arts and culture scene and great restaurants and bars. What more could you want? Essential Criteria: To appl... Read More
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Start Date: February 2020 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is seeking a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist to join their team. This is a replacement full-time post. The team consists of five full-time and two part-time Consultants. The successful applicant will be part of a 1 in 6 roster covering acute Obstetrics and Gynaecology, working alongside a team of five House Officers. Most of the House Officers complete the O&G Diploma and some join the O&G Registrar Training Programme. The Location A relaxed, gorgeous region. With a sub-tropical climate there is a vast array of delicious fresh produce available locally, including top quality fruit and local wines. The region has stunning beaches, native bush and plenty of opportunity to get into the outdoors. Essential Criteria To apply for this position you must hold or be eligible for vocational sc... Read More
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist – Part Time Start Date: February 2020 Rates: Negotiable depending on skills and qualifications The Position Our client has a unique opportunity for a part-time, 20 hour per week Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist role available. This role is primarily based in Invercargill with some travel across the Southern District being expected. There is also the expectation of the on call roster, routine obstetrics, routine gynaecology and colposcopy clinics including some outreach clinics. The department consists of a 14 room maternity unit with four birthing rooms, a level two 5 cot neonatal unit and a dedicated Women's Health unit. The service is supported by a team of experienced midwives, obstetrics, gynaecology and colposcopy nurses. The Location Located in a famously friendly city – with the community feeling of a smaller place and all the culture and entertainment opportunities of a larger city. A ... Read More
Obstetrics & Gynaecology Specialist Start Date: March 2020 to March 2021 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is seeking a Senior Obstetrician and Gynaecologist to join three other specialists in a seaside New Zealand community. The applicant should be able to demonstrate clinical expertise, academic abilities and professional qualities as outlined in the RANZCOG Curriculum. A framework to guide the training and practice of specialist obstetricians and gynaecologists. The on-call commitment is one 24-hour call per week, one weekend per month, covering Maternity, Emergency Department gynaecology patients if requested, and gynaecology inpatients. If a member of the team is on vacation their colleagues cover in their absence. The Location Situated in a region well known for its great climate, relaxed lifestyle and beautiful beaches, this is a sophisticated and friendly small city. There is plenty of... Read More
Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist Summary: * 0.8 FTE position gives you ultimate work life balance * Excellent working conditions, a relocation package and a negotiable commencement date Start Date: January 2020 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Applications are invited for a permanent, part-time (0.8FTE) Obstetrics and Gynaecology consultant who is comfortable working in a smaller provincial hospital and will make a positive contribution to the existing Obstetrics and Gynaecology team. You will join a specialist team providing secondary level Obstetrics and Gynaecology services and will share a strong commitment to delivering high quality health care for women and their families. Participation is expected in the 1:4 on call roster, routine obstetrics, routine gynaecology and colposcopy clinics including some outreach clinics. There are approximately 900-1000 births per year in the Nelson region an... Read More